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May 15, 2013:  FANTASTIC FICTION at KGB reading series -  readings by Kit Reed and Daniel Rabuzzi, hosted by Ellen Datlow and Matthew KresselI.
http://www.kgbfantasticfiction.org/2013/04/23/kit-reed-daniel-rabuzzi-may-15th/
KGB Bar, 85 E 4th Street, New York, NY

Ask at your local bookstore for The Indigo Pheasant: Vol. 2 of Longing for Yount. The sequel in my two-part fantasy series was released by ChiZine Publications on Sept. 15, 2012.

The blog tour for The Indigo Pheasant included guest posts, interviews, and giveaways.
Sept 11 - Small Beer Press/Not a Journal
Sept 14 - Civilian Reader
Sept 17 - Fantasy Book Critic
Sept 18 - Bibliophile Stalker
Sept 24 - That Artsy Reader Girl
Sept 26 - Layers of Thought   Book & Yount greeting cards giveaway.
Sept 27 - Dark Wolf's Fantasy Reviews
Sept 28 - So Many Precious Books, So Little Time   Book giveaway.
Oct 3     - Bull Spec's new Wednesday feature "The Hardest Part"
Oct 4 -     Charlotte's Library
Oct 4 -     World in a Satin Bag
Oct 5 -     The Cozy Reader   Book giveaway.
Oct 11 -   Jess Resides Here
Oct 15 -   Grasping for the Wind
TBS -      Disquieting Visions

Jess Resides Here interviews me with Deborah Mills, the illustrator of Longing for Yount.

Books and Other Thoughts  interviews me.

Gavin Grant interviews me at Small Beer Press.

Ursula Pflug reviews The Choir Boats in the Nov., 2010 issue of New York Review of Science Fiction.

Katherine Petersen's December 3, 2010  review is online at The  Specusphere blog.

"MOST-POPULAR-EVER" Book of the Month at Wowio.com:  The ebook emporium Wowio features a free ebook each month, and during July 2010 The Choir Boats smashed previous records to became its most popular free download ever!  Thank you Wowio, and thanks to all the bloggers who spread the word!

The Choir Boats FEATURED ON BOINGBOING  July 2010

Author reading, Battery Park Library Branch, Thursday July 15, 2010, 4:00 PM

Faren Miller reviews The Choir Boats in the January 2010 issue of Locus  magazine (see my Reviews page for quotes).

"Fletcher Alum's Novel Unites Fantasy and Family" - Tufts Daily article & interview

High praise for Chizine Publications and its authors at Publisher's Weekly blog "Genreville" by Rose Fox: "Chizine Press continues to hit the mark. I don't know what's in the water up in Canada, but it's turning out some great writers, and CZP is finding and publishing them with amazing alacrity. If I could subscribe to a publisher like a magazine or a book club--one flat annual fee to get everything they publish--I would subscribe to CZP."

Guest speaker at the Toronto SpecFic Colloquium
October 15, 2011 -- 9AM to 6PM
At the SpecFic Colloquium we will talk about the resurgent interest in fairy tale and myth, specfically the desire to write and read them “against the grain.”  I'll lead a discussion on "A Dragon of Their Own:  Fairy Tale & Myth From a Feminist Perspective."


Lunacon 2010, Saturday March 20, 2010
  Hilton Rye Town
  Rye Brook, NY 10573
  Lunacon is New York's oldest science fiction and fantasy convention. Daniel's schedule:

  "The Legacy of Mervyn Peake" (moderator):  Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Tolkien isn't the only author whose influence can be felt on the fantasy genre today. Daniel
  Rabuzzi looks at the Gothic and neo-Romantic trend in today's fiction, including work by
  Greer Gilman, Susanna Clarke, Naomi Novik, Theodora Goss, Sonya Taaffe, and others.

   "Fairy tales, Mythology, and Folklore: Oh My!"   Saturday 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
   The old familiar tales of ages past are constantly being retold and rewoven into new
   patterns. Our panelists discuss the influence and interplay between folklore and modern
   fantasy. Ellen Asher, Jonathan Maberry, Daniel Rabuzzi, Josepha Sherman, Jane T. Sibley [M]

   The Choir Boats reading and book signing:  Saturday 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Saturday February 27, 2010 -- 2:00 PM
  Reading, Q&A & Signing
   Swarthmore College, Lang Performing Arts Center, Room 301
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Arisia 2010, Cambridge, MA --January 15 to 18, 2010

  Arisia is the largest fantasy/science-fiction convention in New England.  I appeared on the             following panels:
  Sat 10:00 am  Non-Standard Fantasy  (moderator) 
  Sat 11:30 am Reading from The Choir Boats
  Sat 12:00 pm The Undefended Borders of SF
  Sat 4:00 pm Interstitial Fiction: Dancing Between Genres
  Sat 7:00 pm Inherent Darkness of Fairy Tales
  Sun 10:00 am The City as Character
  Sun 12:00 pm Myth and Folklore in Fantasy

The Observatory, Brooklyn, NY - December 11, 2009


















"Coincident Monsters: A Conversation on the Making of The Choir Boats"
Book reading, art show and discussion of precedents and process. Author Daniel A. Rabuzzi, and illustrator Deborah A. Mills discussed their creative collaboration on the novel, and how they arrived at knuckledogs, carkodrillos, giant knife-tailed owls, and Renaissance-map-inspired sea monsters.

* Astronomicon, Rochester NY - November 8, 2009
Reading and Panels

* Worldcon 2009, Montreal -  August 8, 2009
Launch Party - see my convention report at my blog Lobster & Canary

*  Choir Boats book launch announced on Boing Boing!

* Syracuse Arts Festival - July 25, 2009
I read from and signed The Choir Boats at the Syracuse University Bookstore's booth.

* Readercon 20 - July 9, 2009
I read my poem "Backsight" as part of the Sybil's Garage group reading.


        DANIEL A. RABUZZI
          author of
              The Choir Boats & The Indigo Pheasant